10 days in Hyderabad & Sri Lanka Itinerary

10 days in Hyderabad & Sri Lanka Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Hyderabad, India
— 1 night
2
Colombo, Sri Lanka
— 1 night
3
Unawatuna, Sri Lanka
— 3 nights
4
Tissamaharama, Sri Lanka
— 2 nights
5
Kandy, Sri Lanka
— 1 night
6
Dambulla, Sri Lanka
— 1 night

1
night
Hyderabad, India

Hyderabad ©
Teeming with history and heritage, Hyderabad draws visitors from all over the world with its old Indo-Islamic buildings, forts, and museums.
On the 1st (Wed), admire the landmark architecture of Chowmahalla Palace, explore the world behind art at Salar Jung Museum, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Birla Mandir. Keep things going the next day: get in on the family fun at Ramoji Film City.

To find where to stay, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, use the Hyderabad trip app.

New Delhi to Hyderabad is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. May in Hyderabad sees daily highs of 46°C and lows of 31°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Thu) so you can travel to Colombo.

Things to do in Hyderabad

Theme Parks · Museums · Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Ramoji Film City ©
Ramoji Film City
Birla Mandir ©
Birla Mandir
Salar Jung Museum ©
Salar Jung Museum

1
night
Colombo, Sri Lanka

The commercial capital of the country, Colombo has added modern touches to its colonial-era core, creating an exciting and eclectic coastal city.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Fri): let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour, look for gifts at Urban Island, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Gangaramaya (Vihara) Buddhist Temple, and finally walk around Galle Face Green.

For ratings, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Colombo route maker tool.

Getting from Hyderabad to Colombo by flight takes about 5.5 hours. When traveling from Hyderabad in May, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Colombo: temperatures range from 38°C by day to 30°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri) early enough to drive to Unawatuna.

Things to do in Colombo

Outdoors · Tours · Adventure
Highlights from your plan
River Rafting & Tubing
Gangaramaya (Vihara) Buddhist Temple ©
Gangaramaya (Vihara) Buddhist Temple
Galle Face Green ©
Galle Face Green

3
nights
Unawatuna, Sri Lanka

Palm-fringed beaches with golden sand, turquoise water, and a colorful coral reef are enough to draw any beachgoer to Unawatuna, but there's plenty to do off the beach here as well.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Unawatuna: Sea Turtle Hatchery (in Ambalangoda), Mirissa (Mirissa Beach & Dolphin & Whale Watching) and Hikkaduwa Beach (in Hikkaduwa). There's lots more to do: kick back and relax at Jungle Beach, contemplate the long history of Galle Fort, discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and stroll through Mihiripenna Beach.

Plan my day in Unawatuna using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

Drive from Colombo to Unawatuna in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of taxi and bus. In May, daytime highs in Unawatuna are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Tissamaharama.

Things to do in Unawatuna

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches

Side Trips

Mirissa, Sea Turtle Hatchery, Galle Fort, Hikkaduwa Beach
Highlights from your plan
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Mirissa Beach ©
Mirissa Beach
Jungle Beach ©
Jungle Beach

2
nights
Tissamaharama, Sri Lanka

Tissamaharama ©
Tourism in Tissamaharama revolves around the town's vast historic and cultural heritage, with the surroundings of scenic paddy fields adding to the ambiance.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Tue): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Yala National Park. Here are some ideas for day two: surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour and then take an exotic tour of a safari tour.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Tissamaharama online visit planner.

Getting from Unawatuna to Tissamaharama by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: fly; or do a combination of train and taxi. In May, daily temperatures in Tissamaharama can reach 38°C, while at night they dip to 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Kandy.

Things to do in Tissamaharama

Nature · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trip

Yala National Park
Highlights from your plan
Yala National Park ©
Yala National Park
Safaris

1
night
Kandy, Sri Lanka

Kandy ©
Nestled between mountains in inland Sri Lanka, Kandy proudly bears its World Heritage Site designation while remaining culturally independent and colorfully picturesque.
On the 9th (Thu), explore the activities along Kandy Lake, explore the different monuments and memorials at Kandy Garrison Cemetery, then don't miss a visit to Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic, and finally admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanical Gardens.

To see photos, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Kandy trip maker site.

You can fly from Tissamaharama to Kandy in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi, bus, and train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Dambulla.

Things to do in Kandy

Parks · Historic Sites · Wildlife

Side Trip

Royal Botanical Gardens
Highlights from your plan
Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic ©
Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic
Royal Botanical Gardens ©
Royal Botanical Gardens
Kandy Lake ©
Kandy Lake

1
night
Dambulla, Sri Lanka

Dambulla ©
On a trip to Dambulla, visit the largest and best-preserved cave temple complexes in the country, declared a World Heritage Site.
On the 10th (Fri), soar above the sights with a balloon tour, then don't miss a visit to Ibbankatuwa Megalithic Tombs, and then Head underground at Golden Temple of Dambulla.

To find reviews, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Dambulla online itinerary builder.

Getting from Kandy to Dambulla by car takes about 2.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Dambulla

Outdoors · Tours · Nature
Highlights from your plan
Golden Temple of Dambulla ©
Golden Temple of Dambulla
Balloon Rides
Ibbankatuwa Megalithic Tombs ©
Ibbankatuwa Megalithic Tombs

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